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What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books?

What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books? | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
Many times, it's big-name publications that get young adult literature all wrong. Their "experts" call anything published for the under-18 crowd YA, or the

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BJ Neary's curator insight, July 22, 2013 3:04 PM

A great article about how important YA books are to the teen readers; and if adults don't understand it is ok, just don't try to pull the book of the shelves of libraries.

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Best Books 2011: Nonfiction

Best Books 2011: Nonfiction | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

Looking for some non-fiction? Here are some recommendations...


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Omnivoracious: Children's Choice Book Awards: The Finalists

Omnivoracious: Children's Choice Book Awards: The Finalists | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

The Children's Choice Book Awards are a relatively new, but have a unique method of choosing the winners--the votes of children. Educators, librarians, and classrooms full of kids can all be involved--reading the finalist ...


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Which books could lure a 13-year-old boy from his Xbox?

Which books could lure a 13-year-old boy from his Xbox? | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

A boy who likes Harry Potter and Xbox clearly enjoys losing himself in 'whole world' fiction. Christopher Paolini or Patrick Ness's fantasy series might draw him in.

 

 


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Theresa's comment, July 9, 2013 7:37 PM
So will Diana Wynne Jones.
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THE DIVINERS by Libba Bray

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New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Libba Bray returns with a brand-new book series: THE DIVINERS.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, February 20, 2013 7:25 PM

I just loved this book and this website is packed with great stuff like a trailer, music, book previews and more, don't miss reading the book and this site!

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AASL Celebrates Its List of 100 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning

AASL Celebrates Its List of 100 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
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Despite the early morning hour and a few microphone glitches, the AASL session “2012 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning” announcements drew a large and enthusiastic crowd.

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The 2012 Literary Classics Children's Book Awards have been ...

The 2012 Literary Classics Children's Book Awards have been ... | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

SOUTH DAKOTA - Literary Classics announced its 2012 selection of top books for children and young adults today. Award recipients were selected from entries received throughout the world. The Literary Classics selection ...


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SLJ's Top 10 Tech: 2012 - The Digital Shift

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Best Bathroom Books of 2012

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To stock the ideal bathroom library, here’s a list of 11 titles from the books of 2012.
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Best Books 2012 | School Library Journal

Best Books 2012 | School Library Journal | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
RT @FarmlibCT: School Library Journal released their Best Books of 2012 featuring a great selection of young adult literature: http://t.co/C2q3RReH...
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Banned Book Week - Oh No They Didn't! - LiveJournal

Banned Book Week - Oh No They Didn't! - LiveJournal | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
Today is the last day of Banned Books Week, which was first observed in 1982 "in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries," notes BannedBooksWeek.org.
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Read All The Books: Why Are Books Even Banned? | xoJane

Read All The Books: Why Are Books Even Banned? | xoJane | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
For some of us, an attempt to ban a book is a red flag that we should IMMEDIATELY gain access to this book so we can read what you don't want us to.
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SparkLife » Which American Literature Hero Are You?

SparkLife » Which American Literature Hero Are You? | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
The best American authors created some of the most realistic, relatable, and memorable characters of all time. Which of these great American literature heroes are you? Take the quiz to find out! 1. You pass a homeless man ...
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Bookmarking Book Art -- The avant-garde art of book stacking in stores of Japan

Bookmarking Book Art -- The avant-garde art of book stacking in stores of Japan | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
With bookstores in Japan overflowing with manga, novels and non-fiction, it takes a lot to stand out and get noticed.
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What Did You Do This Summer? | Tech Tidbits for Back-to-School | School Library Journal

What Did You Do This Summer? | Tech Tidbits for Back-to-School | School Library Journal | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

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Lots of great ways to involve technology and reading! Use these ideas at school this year.

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Best Books 2011: Nonfiction

Best Books 2011: Nonfiction | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

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Sophie McKenzie's top 10 teen thrillers

Sophie McKenzie's top 10 teen thrillers | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

The author of the Missing series picks her favourite page-turners, from The Hunger Games and Noughts and Crosses to Rebecca and The Secret History.

 

 


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Mrs Cairns's curator insight, May 8, 2013 3:56 PM

Are you ready to take on a teen thriller?

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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

AASL Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning...


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My Book Won an Award! — aubre andrus, freelance writer Aubre ...

My Book Won an Award! — aubre andrus, freelance writer Aubre ... | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it

“The California Reading Association has established an award to celebrate and honor nonfiction children's books. The Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Award will assist teachers, librarians, and parents in identifying ...


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These books log Lincoln's life, presidency - USA TODAY

These books log Lincoln's life, presidency - USA TODAY | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
Chattanooga Times Free PressThese books log Lincoln's life, presidencyUSA TODAYHere is a sampling of great books about the president, as well as his wife. A. Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White Jr.
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SLJ's Top 10 Tech: 2012 - The Digital Shift

SLJ's Top 10 Tech: 2012 - The Digital Shift | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
RT @OlsonStacy: School Library Journal Top 10 Tech of 2012 #OER and #CC at the top. See what else made the list.
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Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What Classic Novels Are All About at Babble

Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What Classic Novels Are All About at Babble | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
What happens when a kid judges a book by its cover? My six-year-old tries to figure out the story by looking at these classic novels.
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100 best opening lines from children's books

100 best opening lines from children's books | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
Once upon a time...is not the only way to begin a children's book.
L.M. Montgomery opted for a daring 148-word sentence to open her classic Anne of Green Gables, while J. M.
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Nobel Literature Prize To Be Announced Thursday

Nobel Literature Prize To Be Announced Thursday | Alpha Readers-Atlanta | Scoop.it
STOCKHOLM — The Swedish Academy says it will reveal the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, completing the schedule of this year's Nobel announcements. The 8 million kronor ($1.2 million) award is one ...
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